The Moopets is a Muppet tribute band headlined at the Pechoolo Casino by "original Muppets cast member" Fozzie Bear seen in The Muppets. The group features thug doppelgangers of famous Muppet characters such as Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Janice and Animal. The most notable member is Miss Poogy, who temporarily becomes a member of The Muppets. When Fozzie leaves the group, he is replaced by a Moopet version of him.
The Moopets are seen performing a variation of "The Rainbow Connection" at a casino in Reno and as villains later in the film, assisting Tex Richman in his plan to defeat the Muppets. However, after Richman gives the theater and name back to the Muppets, The Moopets are seen approaching him demanding money.
The only Moopets with speaking roles are Miss Poogy and Foozie, although Janooce can briefly be heard during the film's epilogue.
Miss Poogy briefly appears as a prisoner at the gulag.
- The name "Moopet" has been referenced beforehand; a Muppet bag of garbage yells, "Hey, you're a Moopet!" at Kermit during the opening of the 1989 TV special, The Jim Henson Hour.
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